|Royston Tester, Writer, Art Waves #155|
Royston Tester is a citizen of the world and his latest short story collection, Fatty Goes to China, demonstrates the depth and breadth of his experience. Just reading it will add a few more stamps to your passport! But better yet, it will remove the walls between you and the next person, no matter who s/he may be. Tune in to episode #155 to begin your journey with this remarkable guide.
Keywords: Alan Hollinghurst; Hardy; Conrad; Forster; Lawrence; Ondaatje; Munro; Carver; O'Connor; McEwan; Barnes; Michael Wong; John Metcalf; Edmund White; adoption
|203 Anne Simpson ( Dec. 1, 2013)|
Anne Simpson is an award-winning writer who has made something of a second career out of being a writer in residence across Canada, and even in Ghana. She's the 2013 Mabel Pugh Taylor Writer in Residence for McMaster and the Hamilton Public Library. She read for us from her work, explaining what a writer in residence does.
Keywords: ekphrasis, Bronwen Wallace, Don McKay, Flannery O'Connor, Westdale Writers' Craft Class, Kathy Knowles, Osu Children's Libraries, Dionne Brand, Anne Carson, Danny McIver, Eva Cassidy
|Ruth E. Walker, Seraphim Writer, Art Waves #162|
Ruth E. Walker believes the job of a writer in any society is simply to write, because a good writer reflects a society back to itself. Walker's first novel, Living Underground, is being released by Seraphim Editions this month. The story of a teenaged girl and the relationship she forms with her family's enigmatic German tennant certainly fits that description. Tune in for a reflective hour.
Keywords: Writers' Community of Durham Region; McClelland & Stewart; Alice Munro; Whitby Psychiatric Hospital; Whitby Shores; W.O. Mitchell; William Faulkner; Flannery O'Connor; Leslie MacFarlane; Kiri Te Kanawa